Addlestone, Crockford Bridge 1904
Memories of Addlestone, Crockford Bridge 1904
good days in Addlestone and the fair. Millpond fishing. but the best days was addlestone swimming club run by the Smiths great days.
I lived in Addlestone for almost twenty years and still have family there. My memories are St Paul's School - Infants through to Secondary Modern; the Red Room, which was definitely haunted, according to my school friends; the youth club in the grounds of the infants school where I saw the Nashville Teens play; a kids club of some sort in Church Road; adolescent love for Lawrence Lord who went to Ottershaw Boys School, a guy called John who lived in Caselden Close and various others whose names escape me; howing thyme at Smiths Farm for about 2/6 a day; the carnival when my Dad always dressed my bike for the Best Bicycle Competition; Traylens Funfair; The Dinky and Crowns Coffee Bars; the planned punch up ...Read full memory
I paddled below it and made camps in the cut hay and hid in the barns, who are you?
Yes, right by Smiths farm, the river and farm are my old hunting grounds. If you think you know me let's talk.
Memories of Addlestone
I have many memories of Addlestone having lived there from 1940 to 1964. My family lived in Bourneside Road, at the far end was Coxes Lock Mill and the mill pond. We knew almost everybody that lived on Bois Hall estate. I attended St. Augustines Infant School and then St. Pauls Girls School. There were lots of ...Read full memory
My family lived in Collingbourne, High St, Addlestone and my youngest sister, Janet was b orn there, in 1943. Michael, Jean & Charles (sadly all deceased) myself, Kathleen, Ann & Janet lived there until 1952. Does anyone remember us or have any history of the house?
Have lived in Addlestone for 46 years teaching in the old St. Paul`s Junior and the newer Middle School. St. Paul`s Church celebrates 175 years this year and as a member of the church choir for over 35 years I am researching the history of the choirs at St. Paul`s and St. Augustines Churches. I have photos of St. ...Read full memory
Good to see a familiar name Roy&Ray Speerman